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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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44 reviews 44 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We basically ate here because it was within walking distance from our hotel. It has a Coney Island feel to the inside and the hostess clearly was not thrilled to be at work. She was not rude but didn't offer a greeting and never smiled. Our waitress had two very large tables as well as four or five occupied booths.... More

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Brookville, Ohio
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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 via mobile

Had breakfast here full first day, and was pleasantly surprised. The wait staff was great. My only concern is that the scratch made gravy might not have been so.

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Lowell, Michigan
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47 reviews 47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This was a busy place but well worth the wait. We got seated quickly and ordered, the meal took a little bit, but the waitress made sure we had coffee and beverages. The Eggs Benedict was wonderful, omelets and scrambles were also tasty...french toast a nice size serving. Hash Browns were crisp and delicious. Great pricing. Much better than the... More

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Wyandotte, Michigan
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

On any visit to Petoskey I will generally have one meal at Filmore's. It is well located among the hotels on US-131, reasonably priced with daily specials, and pretty good food. As other reviewers have noted, this is not a bastion of haute cuisine. It is a family-type place to get regular food for regular people as opposed to many... More

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Salem, IL
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Nothing special nothing fancy. Okay food. Canned sausage gravy. If your wanting just some bacon and eggs your good to go here. If you are wanting something special this is not the place.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We were looking for a place to have a good breakfast. Great coffee and a very nice breakfast menu. Very comfortable atmosphere. Definitely recommend for a traveller missing their favorite restaurant.

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Bay City, Michigan
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

If you are looking for bacon, eggs, hashbrowns and toast, this is the place. Extensive breakfast menu includes omelets, pancakes and french toast. Service and food were great. Coffee not so much.

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Saint Clair Shores, Michigan
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We went to Filmores on this trip and everything was as we left it 1 year ago, which was good. The same waitstaff, decor, food all were good and what we've come to expect. Filmores is the type of place that you go when you want your "usual". They know who you are and can kind of anticipate what the... More

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

You would never think to stop at this little location tucked in the back of a large parking lot but it was WAY worth the stop. We stopped and had breakfast twice during our honeymoon and the portions are large and cooked fresh. I wish we had one around the corner! So much better than Ihop!

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Walker
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014 via mobile

Four of us ate had lunch and really found the food very tasty, well presented, at a very reasonable price. The atmosphere is great, I also truly enjoyed viewing all of the paintings of what looked like local homes. Would suggest a visit to anyone in the area.

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Additional Information about J.W. FIlmore's

Address: 906 Spring Street, Petoskey, MI
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Petoskey
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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